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Knuth's hypothetical machine, used in The Art of Computer Programming v.1, Donald Knuth, A-W 1969.


A ready-mixed batch of concrete, plaster, or mortar.


On drawings, abbr. for mixture.


(1) (Multimedia Internet EXchange) An Internet access point that supports quality of service (QoS) for multimedia traffic. See NAP and MPLS.

(2) (Medical Information EXchange System) A health information exchange (HIE) system for Windows from SETECS Medical Technologies (www.setecs.com). MIX enables interfacing to any EMR/EHR system that supports the HL7 messaging standard. Issued to both patients and healthcare providers, PIV-compliant smart cards provide strong security (see PIV).
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The system totally prevents any product mix-ups resulting from human error, and therefore, our customers are able to refuel at all of our stations without any cares, because they can be sure that they are getting exactly the right product", Holmberg says.
It is hoped that this article raises awareness among critical care practitioners about the potential for serious patient harm if a mix-up occurs between conventional and lipid formulations of amphotericin B, and the need for system safeguards.
The figure emerged as fertility experts sought to reassure the public about the risk of IVF mix-ups.
Between 1996 and April 2004, the FDA received several reports of medical gas mix-ups resulting in at least 8 patient deaths and 18 serious patient injuries.
Not all cases of specimen mix-up will produce a discrepancy between the previously known blood group and the result of the new blood group determination, but the proportion of mix-ups that will produce a discrepancy can be estimated without a significant bias if the study population is homogeneous and the frequencies of blood groups in the study population are known.
The large number of surviving cells or the number of blue cells revealed the high frequency of mix-ups, he reports in the May 28 SCIENCE.
We had made ten-pence 'mix-ups' - actually 20 pence mix-ups these days.
Plymouth Hospitals Trust said it had put measures in place to stop future lab mix-ups.
To prevent mix-ups involving new-borns, some hospitals take palm prints, fingerprints and foot prints.
Marching up and down the main mall and through Spencer Market, children were greeted at the door by tenants in their spookiest fancy dress and picked up everything from glow-inthe-dark ghosts to mix-ups and activity packs.
The Dingle thug has kidnapped and tied up Mr Kotecha as a result of one of those absurd mix-ups that only ever happen in soapland.
The on-board measuring circuit in these sensors eliminates signal degradation, and internal memory prevents mix-ups with calibration data.